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The Relative Safety Of High-Yielding Stocks - 4 Names To Ponder As Interest Rates Plummet and Markets Waffle

We’re in a difficult period with the markets at the moment, as uncertainty surrounding U.S.- China trade talks is weighing heavily on stocks. With both sides throwing barbs and a resumption of talks not due until later this month, the pressure on the markets may very likely continue. With ...

Weekly Market Review & Outlook - Small-caps, Retail and Oil Lead Lower

Retail, Banks, Semis and Oil. S&P 500 Corrects with Bigger Uptrend. Index Breadth Table Remains Net Bullish. AD Percent Down Days Weigh in May. Small-caps Lead the Way Lower. Charts to Measure Risk On/Off. Sector Shift in May. Sector Breadth Table Remains Bullish. Healthcare ETFs Hold Up Well. Art's ...

Canada’s best credit cards for travel insurance

These days, nearly all credit cards include some kind of travel insurance. Like purchase protection, it’s an easy add-on to entice customers, but savvy Canadians know that not all insurance is created equal. Most travellers really only need to consider a few kinds of coverage: emergency medical, ...

Global markets: Five events to watch this week

It seems that so much happens in a given week these days. However, this week could be particularly momentous as we start to get answers on some key questions that have implications for global markets. Here are five events to watch: European parliamentary elections Elections will occur this week ...

Even When Your Funds Are Gone, the Game Might Not Be Over

Foreign-exchange dealers offer enormous leverage to customers, and leverage can lead to enormous losses — greater than your entire balance. • Experience with global currency-trading brokers shows that they value the profits they earn from traders so much that even some busted account holders ...

Tech Talk for Thursday May 23rd 2019

  Observation Strength in the U.S. Dollar Index and related ETN took its toll on commodity and commodity equity prices.   StockTwits released yesterday @EquityClock Painted Pony Petroleum $PONY.CA moved below $1.26 to a 10 year low extending an intermediate downtrend. Technical action by S&P ...

Tech Talk for Wednesday May 22nd 2019

Pre-opening Comments for Wednesday May 22nd U.S. equity index futures were lower this morning. S&P 500 futures were down 13 points in pre-opening trade. The Canadian Dollar was virtually unchanged at U.S. 74.67 cents following release of March Canadian Retail Sales at 8:30 AM EDT. Consensus was an ...

Could GoPro Go? Yes It Could Go! GPRO

GoPro (GPRO) is a classic IPO that initially traded with a lot of hype before ultimately losing its mojo. The stock IPO'd almost 5 years ago and has been in a big slide ever since. However, there's now a big reason for you to put GPRO on your radar, which is that the stock actually made new 52 ...

A new kind of annuity designed to help Canadian retirees live well, for longer

Two of the more promising measures in the recent federal budget could pave the way for deferred annuities and pooled-risk pension products designed to prevent retirees from outliving their money. The budget proposed two new types of annuities that can be used for registered plans. The headline-gra ...

Tech Talk for Tuesday May 21st 2019

Pre-opening Comments for Tuesday May 21st U.S. equity index futures were higher this morning. S&P 500 futures were up 14 points in pre-opening trade. Home Depot slipped $1.20 to $189.75 despite reporting higher than consensus first quarter earnings. Autozone gained $22.17 to $1000.00 after reporti ...